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12 Days of Dovecote

On the twelfth day of the holiday season Dovecote gave to me four Margo Petitti Patchwork Scarve, five Dovecote Stylists, six Champagne Flutes and a Beltie in a pear tree.

On the fourteenth day of the holiday season, Dovecote gave to me . . .

Seven Cocktail & Mocktail Books

One of my favorite things to do during the cool winter months is enjoy a Hot Toddy – bourbon, my own lemon ginger tea, local honey, and I’ll normally add a cinnamon stick for flavor and garnish. This year I spiced things up by trying out a drink known in the South as, Mama’s Remedy. This warm, and comforting libation involves dark rum, brandy, milk, two cinnamon sticks, honey and an orange peel. I came across this cocktail recipe in one of our books here in the shop, and decided to try it out for myself.

Sure to please your holiday crowd, I recommend livening up your holiday party with a big cocktail batch. We also have in stock, seasonally appropriate “mocktail” recipe books for the non-drinkers in your group.

Eight Flower Vases

If you’re like me, you love picking flowers to prep for a vase. Featured on all the breakfast and dinner tables at The Fearrington House Restaurant, we have glass flower vases available in two different sizes I recommend for your table at home, or for gifting the gardener on your wish list. These beautifully sleek vases will enhance the look of any stem you choose.

Nine Suzi Roher Accessories

Like icing on a cake, a belt or scarf can instantly top off a look. An incredible union of art, style, and comfort, Suzi Roher belts and scarves are a phenomenal choice for any woman looking for that finishing touch to an outfit. Suzi Roher scarves are some of the softest I have ever felt, while portraying a refined elegance you have to see and feel for yourself. Gift a Suzi Roher scarf or belt to the stylish woman on your holiday list.

– Diamond, Dovecote Stylist

Holiday Helpers

With all of the gift wrapping, holiday shopping and yule tide cheer, we've found there are a few things we tend to forget in our merriment each year. To prepare you for the happiest season of all, we've stocked our favorite items to have on hand at McIntyre's Books! See our list of items not to miss below! The season of giving means lots of beautifully wrapped gifts under the tree. Don't lose track of those presents, pick up quirky and fun gift tags at the bookstore. And for the gifts you... Full Post >

12 Days of Dovecote

On the first day of the holiday season Dovecote gave to me one LACFO Candle, two Vincent Pradier Gloves, three Seasonal Jams and a Beltie in a pear tree. On the twelfth day of the holiday season, Dovecote gave to me . . . Four Margo Petitti Patchwork Scarves You will fall in love with our collection of menswear Margo Petitti scarves. Classic patchwork style using the finest Italian silks, cashmere, and wool, these scarves will complete any outerwear look for the special man in your... Full Post >

Elemis Holiday Gifts From The Spa

The Fearrington Spa is proud to be the only spa in North Carolina to carry Elemis products and incorporate them into our treatments. This luxurious spa and skincare brand combines natural active ingredients with cutting edge technology to create some of the most influential anti-aging products and therapies the beauty industry has ever seen. What better way to treat a loved one this holiday season than with Elemis? Fearrington's Spa Manager, Angela, has a few of her favorite Elemis... Full Post >

Stocking Stuffers for Teenage Girls

Still looking for stocking stuffers for the young lady on your list? McIntyre's Books is stocked with everything from journals to tech to accompany her this holiday season. See the full list of suggestions from Children's Book Buyer, Sarah, below! For colorful holiday hair, there's Boho Bandeau hand bands so she can carol without a worry and hair chalk (it's only temporary, so Mom doesn't have to worry!) to let her imagination run free! Pick up Papaya small journals and Blue Q zipper... Full Post >

Cecily & Bryce

Cecily and Bryce tied the knot on June 18, 2016. These newlyweds said their "I do"s under the Crab Apples and danced the night away in The Barn! How did you and your partner meet? Our families have mutual friends who decided to play matchmaker with us. Even after several nudges, Bryce continued to put off emailing me until they started bugging his sister and she made him get in touch so they would leave her alone. We met for drinks at a bar on New Year's Day and talked for three hours. I... Full Post >